Noam Chomsky may not be familiar to the digital generation, but the 'father of modern linguistics' has been an influential culture and political critic since the Vietnam War. So when he speaks, the media listens -- especially if it's about the latest[...]
In the rare instance where some actually interesting and funny startup founders break through the Silicon Valley echo chamber of "innovation" and "crazy ideas," it's amusing to see the confused, sometimes scared reactions of technology bloggers and i[...]
Brad Garlinghouse – current CEO of YouSendIt and former AOL/Yahoo executive – has beef with VentureBeat’s ‘Top 15 Venture Capital Deals of 2012’ from back in December. He notes that the list’s number-one deal, Fisk Automotive, had raised more than $1[...]
Euclid Elements – which produces in-store customer tracking sensors – has raised $17.3 million in a second funding round led by Benchmark Capital, and also including NEA, Harrison Metal and Novel TMT Ventures. According to VentureBeat, Euclid is fou[...]
America’s most entrepreneurial mayor, Michael Bloomberg, announced the “We Are Made in New York” tech initiative, in partnership with New York Tech Meetup, to support the city’s burgeoning startup scene. According to VentureBeat, the campaign include[...]
VentureBeat reports that PrivCo, a research firm which analyzes private companies, has just released a full report of the top 20 technology venture capital companies of 2012 – and some big names are missing, including Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & [...]
Of the multiple social casino game acquisitions last year, "every acquirer has done phenomenally well and is making out like a bandit," according to VentureBeat.
High-profile land-based casinos have gotten in on the action, most notably Caesars En[...]